It could be considered skating's first real "make" and to this day the ancient art of hill-bombing is a timeless tradition. Take a spin with us: straight down.
Wow, it's like these guys arrive in every town and say "Take us to your gnarliest spots." Not a lot of mild skating here; terrain just gets crushed. Featuring Leo Romero, Dakota Servold, James Hardy, David Reyes and Cairo Foster.
Since there are only so many pages in the print publication, we present you with the World's Best Roadtrip bonus web feature.
They broke themselves off stacking clips for their epic tour vid (premiering here tomorrow), and yet they still had enough juice to stomp around D-Rock. Here's Servold, Reyes, Romero, Cairo, and Hardy.
Arrighi doesn't have to strong-arm his own team to ask questions. They have nowhere to run as they get grilled about all sorts of embarrassing stuff.
Eswic hosted a photo show featuring the unseen work of Hagop Najarian, a local at the Skate City skatepark during skateboarding's golden age. And Blender was there!
If you've been skateboarding in the last 20 years you've either ripped with Mike, ridden in a van with him or had him kick you off the team. Who knew he was also a photographer? Well, he didn't either, but check this shit out! Thanks Mike!
Colorado's Chris Sessions is as careful with a photo as he is brutal with the coping. Check out some moments from skateboarding's quieter side while Burnout eats cheese in France.
A onetime Toy Machine rider, Grant Hatfield found his true calling behind the lens, blogging for Vans and shooting for the Deadbeat Club, among others. He's today's guest poster while Burnout's in France.
More bands, more booze, more broads, and even more shredding. Thank you Texas, you are too good to us.
Here's a snapshot of the best event at SXSW. Bands, booze, broads and boards. Big love to everyone that came out and partied with us.
|Skatestock III Houston, TX Oct 18|
|King VI: Bowl Bash Jamestown, NY Oct 18|
|Fallen Team Signing San Diego, CA Oct 18|
|Lifeblood's "Service for the Sick" Premiere Portland, OR Oct 18|
|CONS Project: Filming Skate Videos North America Oct 18|
|Toy Machine Halloween Demo Long Beach, CA Oct 25|
|Rheumatic Hard Core Session Brazil Oct 25|
|A Skatemare on 7th Street Wilmington, DE Oct 25|
|Day of the Shred Santa Ana, CA Nov 01|
|Skate for the Goat Hartford, CT Nov 02|